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Football: Worth the Risk?

FOOTBALL & BRAIN INJURIES WORTH THE RISK? 6.5% of High school players will play in the NCAA million High School Football Players 12,650 Div I College Football Players THE PLAYING FIELD 2% of College football players will go pro. 1,700 Professional Football Players THE BLING $15.8 Average Revenue from Men's Football, Div I million per school Texas: $68.8m Most Profitable College Teams Georgia: $52.5m Penn State: $50m $1.43 Billion Average worth of an NFL team. The Indianapolis Colts generate over $23million in revenue annually." team was purchased in 1972 for only $14 million! $1.9 M Average NFL Player Salary "The NFL is the most lucrative pro sports league in the world, but its players are dead last among the four major American professional sports in average salary." - Business Insider HEAD INJURIES #1 High school football players are twice as likely as college players to sustain a head injury. Despite being the lowest paid in major sports, football players have the highest injury rate. 10% 10% of all college football players sustain brain injuries, an average of 1,364/ year. 13% Of NFL players sustain a concussion annually. The NFL expects 6,000 of nearly 20,000 28 % retired players to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia. Concussions Occur 30% Less during 30 % games played at high altitudes. The Indianapolis Colts are in the Top 5 teams with the most concussions. IMPROVING SAFETY The NCAA has announced a new $30 million concussion study to enhance the safety of student-athletes. The research will be managed by the Concussion Assessment, Research and Education Consortium, or CARE. Indiana University will serve as the Administrative and Operations Core and will be the central coordination center for the CARE Consortium. FIND OUT MORE: DATA SOURCES Designed by Gladiator Law Marketing PROVIDED BY: MCNEELY STEPHENSON - INDIANAPILAW.COM

Football: Worth the Risk?

shared by mstephenson on Jan 13
Did you know football players are among the least paid of the major professional sports? Or, that the NFL expects 30% of football players to develop Alzheimer’s or dementia? How do we work together...




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